Leyard & Planar to Acquire eyevis

LED display solution company Leyard & Planar, announced the company’s intent to acquire eyevis, a display solution producer. Through this geographic expansion, the companies will better serve customers in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), with combined marketing, sales, installation support, and customer service.

eyevis, a German maker of large screen LED display systems, provides and integrates visualization systems for professional applications in control rooms, broadcast, virtual reality, and simulation. The company’s solutions incorporate displays, graphics controllers, software, and accessories. Teracue, a manufacturer and supplier of professional IPTV and video-networking systems that eyevis acquired in 2014 will be part of the proposed acquisition.

eyevis’ Solutions Include Displays, Graphic, Controllers, Software, and Accessories

“This acquisition demonstrates our ongoing commitment to further geographic expansion and investment, specifically in Western Europe,” said Marco Bruines, CEO of Leyard EMEA. “It’s a great opportunity to bring together Leyard, Planar and eyevis’ strengths and resources in customer service and distribution to build the world’s leading visual solution products for our existing customers and new markets.”

eyevis CTO Heiko Schaich said, “We are excited about integrating into a larger corporate environment and the enhanced possibilities for further development and sales opportunities. It will provide a path for future growth and bring stability to our partners and customers after the strenuous times eyevis has experienced in recent months.”

The proposed acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to finalize in the second calendar quarter of 2018.

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